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    St Etienne gets hydroelectric scheme. France.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    St Etienne hydroelectric scheme. France.

    Various shots of mountain stream. MS group of men. High angle MS dam and lake. MS rushing torrent. MS workmen digging on mountainside. CU blade of pneumatic drill cutting into rock. MS man placing dynamite in rock and setting fuse.

    LS dynamite exploding in rock face. Various shots rock being taken by conveyor belt and loaded onto truck. Various shots of workmen laying concrete which is sent to them by overhead crane.

    Various shots men at work on the face of the dam, assembling the metal reinforcement for the concrete. MS buildings under construction at the base of the dam. MS pan down the wall of dam. Various shots of men at work constructing electricity pylons. MS partially flooded valley.

    Top shot looking down through water of submerged village. Various shots dam. CU map showing position of dam at St. Etienne and the French towns to be serviced with electricity. Various good shots of water pouring through sluice gates of the dam.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:12:00 / 01:06:18:00
    UN 3257 D

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